MAS emerge champs for eighth time

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Mercantile Swimming Championship for President’s Challenge Trophy 2018

The 12th Mercantile Swimming Championship organised by the Thurstan College Aquatic Club in association with Sri Lanka Aquatic Spots Union for President’s Challenge was concluded last Sunday at the Thurstan College Swimming Pool Complex. 

Around 600 swimmers from 29 mercantile sector organisations took part at this annual event. MAS Holdings team with 890 points emerged the champions and this is the eighth time that they clinched the title of the Championship. With 558 points, John Keels Holdings won the 2nd place and the Hayleys Group that received 228 points secured the 3rd place in the Championship. 

Former Dy. Mayor of Colombo Titus Perera was the Chief Guest at the awards presentation ceremony. The Guests of Honour were Nuwan Perera, District Manager of Mobitel and Gratian Gunawardanne, Founder President of Thurstan College Aquatic Club.